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Title
Checkmate
Additional title: Checkmate (Choreographic work : De Valois)
Names
Grey, Beryl, 1927-
Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986
O'Conaire, Deirdre, 1938-1988
Lanchbery, John (Conductor)
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975 (Composer)
Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010 (Producer)
Kauffer, E. McKnight(Edward McKnight), 1890- (Designer)
Hatts, Clifford (Designer)
Royal Ballet
British Broadcasting Corporation
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1963
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 10186
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-162 (former)
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Dance
Video
Notes
Statement of responsibility: BBC ; produced by Margaret Dale ; choreography by Ninette de Valois ; music by Arthur Bliss.
Creation/production credits: Designed for television by Clifford Hatts ; scenery and costumes, E. McKnight Kauffer.
Performers: Danced by the Royal Ballet: Beryl Grey (Black Queen) ; Robert Helpmann (White King) ; Deirdre O'Conaire (White Queen) ; Ian Hamilton (First White Knight) ; Richard Farley (Second White Knight) ; Alan Beale and Bryan Ashbridge (Black Knights) ; Alan Alder and Terry Westmoreland (White Bishops).
Performers: Music performed by the Royal Covent Garden Orchestra, conducted by John Lanchbery.
Venue: Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on July 31, 1963.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (43 min.) :sd., b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827034240-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159711
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 304fc6c0-9180-0135-9295-0ebca417ccf1
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1963: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Checkmate" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870d9ee3-e898-4fcb-a1de-2998da46e4ca

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Checkmate" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870d9ee3-e898-4fcb-a1de-2998da46e4ca

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1963). Checkmate Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/870d9ee3-e898-4fcb-a1de-2998da46e4ca

Wikipedia Citation

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Checkmate